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Tallulah man sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Louisiana

MONROE, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Tallulah man was sentenced Monday to 120 months in prison for selling methamphetamine.

Marvin Brown, 45, of Tallulah, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert G. James on one count of distribution of methamphetamine. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release.  According to evidence presented at the May 1, 2015 guilty plea hearing, law enforcement agents recorded Brown selling 109.1 grams of methamphetamine on July 9, 2014 for $6,000 in cash in Tallulah. As agents approached to arrest him, Brown fled. He was later captured after abandoning his vehicle and fleeing on foot.

The DEA conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney F. Michael O’Mara prosecuted the case.

Updated August 11, 2015

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